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Rawlins Research Complex unveiled in Pullman
October 1, 2017

The complex promotes collaborative and interdisciplinary life sciences research regardless of department or college. Currently, the complex consists of the first three of six interconnected life science research buildings: Vogel Plant Sciences, Biotechnology and Life Sciences, and Veterinary and Biomedical Research.

President Glenn Terrell Celebration of Life
October 11, 2013

Terrell MemorialPULLMAN, Wash. — A Celebration of Life Ceremony honoring the life and legacy of former Washington State University President Glenn Terrell was held Thursday in the Terrell Library Atrium on the WSU Pullman campus. Dr. Terrell, who served as president from 1967 to 1985, died Friday, Aug. 30, at the age of 93.

Gift drive aids students, honors Rawlins legacy
March 20, 2007

Inspired by the impact of President V. Lane Rawlins’ leadership at Washington State University, several generous donors have directed gifts totaling $2.5 million to WSU in honor of the president and his wife Mary Jo. These donations will advance graduate education and women in engineering.Notable among the gifts, made through the WSU Foundation, is an anonymous donation of $1.5 million from a former faculty member and his wife to support graduate student fellowships. An anonymous gift of $500,000 from a Seattle-area business leader was made to support graduate education.“In addition to honoring the legacy of President Rawlins, these tremendous gifts will enable WSU’s graduate program … » More …

UW and WSU presidents author joint editorial
February 20, 2007

President V. Lane Rawlins, Washington State University, and President Mark Emmert, University of Washington, co-authored an editorial which appeared recently in The Olympian. The editorial focuses WSU’s and the UW’s coordinated efforts towards budget requests and lobbying the Washington Legislature. To see the editorial, click on the following link to The Olympian at

President to address many topics March 7
March 3, 2006

President V. Lane Rawlins will host his spring semester dialogue with the WSU community at noon Tuesday, March 7, in the Regency Room on the second floor of the CUB. Among the topics he plans to address are:• Academic initiatives• Private fund raising• Government relations• University funding and budgetsQuestions will be taken after the presentation. A live videostream will be available online. For that link, and for more interaction with WSU leaders, see

Rawlins to undergo surgery on ankle
October 18, 2005

PULLMAN — President V. Lane Rawlins will undergo surgery next week at University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle to repair a chronic ankle injury. As a result of the surgery, Rawlins is expected to be off his feet for a number of weeks.In recent weeks, Rawlins has been wearing a support boot on his foot in response to the increasing pain in his ankle. Now, doctors have told Rawlins that the condition is continuing to deteriorate and that ankle fusion surgery is necessary. The surgery is scheduled for Oct. 26.In a statement to the university community issued Oct. 18, Rawlins said he will be … » More …